Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Tags Social/behavioral science

Tag: social/behavioral science

LGBT-identifying females are at increased risk of substance use in early...

CORVALLIS, Ore. - Females who identify as sexual minorities face an increased risk of substance use that shows up as early as age 13,...

Early-life challenges affect how children focus, face the day

Adversity early in life tends to affect a child's executive function skills -- their ability to focus, for example, or organize tasks.Experiences such as...

Smaller city effort to aid chronically homeless can be successful

Creating a municipally funded team to provide intensive services to chronically homeless people who use a large amount of public services can help the...

Safe consumption spaces would be welcomed by high-risk opioid users

A large majority of people who use heroin and fentanyl would be willing to use safe consumption spaces where they could obtain sterile syringes...

Autonomous boats can target and latch onto each other

The city of Amsterdam envisions a future where fleets of autonomous boats cruise its many canals to transport goods and people, collect trash,...

Reducing opioid prescriptions after C-sections

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Nearly a third of birthing moms now deliver babies via caesarean section -- and many of them go home with...

Scientists call on funders to make research freely available immediately

Scientific research usually takes months to be published by academic journals, and once it is, many of the papers can only be read by...

Sticking to sports can help kids adjust

Thinking of getting your child to take up a sport that involves a coach or instructor? Good news: a new study finds that children...

Researchers discover cells that change their identity during normal development

A new study by researchers at the University of Virginia and other institutions has discovered a type of pigment cell in zebrafish that...

For many, friends and family, not doctors, serve as a gateway...

In a common narrative of the path to opioid misuse, people become addicted to painkillers after a doctor prescribed them pills to treat an...